January 31, 2022
The truth can be a challenge.
“There is yet one man, by whom we may enquire of the Lord: but I hate him; for he never prophesied good unto me, but always evil.”
- 2 Chronicles 18:7 KJV
January 30, 2022
It was a difficult time to be alive.
“They taught in Judah, and had the book of the law of the Lord with them, and went about throughout all the cities of Judah, and taught the people. And the fear of the Lord fell upon all the kingdoms of the lands that were round about Judah, so that they made no war against Jehoshaphat.”
- 2 Chronicles 17:9-10 KJV
January 29, 2022
The best thing is to reverse course.
“Asa was wroth with the seer, and put him in a prison house; for he was in a rage with him because of this thing. And Asa oppressed some of the people the same time.”
- 2 Chronicles 16:10 KJV
January 28, 2022
It can happen.
“Then Asa brought out silver and gold out of the treasures of the house of the Lord and of the king’s house, and sent to Benhadad king of Syria, that dwelt at Damascus.”
- 2 Chronicles 16:2 KJV
January 27, 2022
She could no longer be queen.
“And also concerning Maachah the mother of Asa the king, he removed her from being queen, because she had made an idol in a grove: and Asa cut down her idol, and stamped it, and burnt it at the brook Kidron.”
- 2 Chronicles 15:16 KJV
January 26, 2022
God points out reality.
“Hear me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin. The Lord is with you while you are with Him. If you seek Him, He will be found by you; but if you forsake Him, He will forsake you.”
- 2 Chronicles 15:2 NKJV
January 25, 2022
A continual surrendering of the heart to God...
“[Asa] commanded Judah to seek the Lord God of their fathers, and to do the law and the commandment.”
- 2 Chronicles 14:4 KJV
January 24, 2022
His heart was surrendered to God.
“So Jotham became mighty, because he prepared his ways before the Lord his God.”
- 2 Chronicles 27:6 KJV
January 23, 2022
That’s not success.
“‘Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, let not the mighty man glory in his might, nor let the rich man glory in his riches; but let him who glories glory in this, that he understands and knows me, that I am the Lord, exercising lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness in the earth. For in these I delight,’ says the Lord.”
- Jeremiah 9:23-24 NKJV
January 22, 2022
A lot of people are fine until…
“But when he was strong, his heart was lifted up to his destruction.”
- 2 Chronicles 26:16 KJV